Wentz Events

PROGRAMS & EVENTS AT PETER WENTZ FARMSTEAD


2030 Shearer Road
Lansdale, PA 19446
610-584-5104
peterwentzfarmstead@montcopa.org 

2019

Wednesday, March 6th at 10am or 1pm
Child’s Play Series- Winter Chores

Preschoolers will see tools used a long time ago for making yarn and fabric. The children will then work on their own paper sewing project to take home.
Ages: 3 & up and accompanied by an adult; fee: $5 per child;  Pre-registration required. 


Wednesday, April 3rd at 10am or 1pm
Child’s Play Series- Meet the Sheep 

Learn about our wooly friends, the sheep, and make a wool craft to take home with you.  We will also visit the sheep that live at the site.
Ages: 3 & up and accompanied by an adult; fee: $5 per child; Pre-registration required. 



Saturday, April 13th from 10am-3pm
Sheep Shearing Day 

Watch as the farmers shear the sheep, and experience many spring activities on a colonial farm.  For the children there will be colonial toys and games, scarecrow building, and a puppet show.  Highlights are open-hearth cooking, farm tours, spinning, weaving, colonial music, and many other historical crafts.
All ages; fee: $2 per person suggested donation.  

Wednesday, May 1st at 10:00am or 1:00pm


Child’s Play Series- Meet the Chickens 


Preschoolers will learn about our feathered friends with a visit to the chickens that live at the site, helping to collect eggs, and taking home an egg of their own.
Ages: 3 & up and accompanied by an adult; fee: $5 per child; Pre-registration required. 

Saturday, May 11th from 10am-4pm


Native Plant Sale with the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy


The Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy (PWC) is hosting a Native Plant Sale at the Peter Wentz Farmstead again!  Natives use less water, require less work, and provide year-round interest AND benefit to wildlife. The Sale will feature expert advice from PWC staff, free native gardening information, and a great variety of native vines, ferns, shrubs, trees, flowers, and grasses for sale. We'll also be highlighting gardens and plants typical of the 18th century during an on-going, hands-on activity just outside of the greenhouse.  
Park in the main lot for the Farmstead, then follow the signs to the sale location. 

fRIDAY, MAY 17TH- TOURS OFFERED @ 7:30 / 7:50 / 8:10 / & 8:30
NIGHT LIFE TOURS- SPRING & SUMMER

Watch as the farmers shear the sheep, and experience many spring activities on a colonial farm. For the children there will be colonial toys and games, scarecrow building, and a puppet show. Highlights are open-hearth cooking, farm tours, spinning, weaving, colonial music, and many other historical crafts.
Ages: 12 + up; fee: $2 per person suggested donation. Pre-registration required. 

Monday-Friday, June 24th-28th from 9:30am-3:30pm


COLONIAL CAMP 2019
Students entering 4th through 6th grade in fall 2019 will experience childhood activities and crafts of the colonial period.  
Fee: $150 per child; Pre-registration required. 

Monday-Friday, July 15th-19th from 9:30am-1:30pm


Mitte Camp 2019


Students entering 1st through 3rd grades in fall 2019 will learn about life during the 1700s at this hands-on camp.
Fee: $100 per child; Pre-registration required. 

Monday-Friday, July 29th-August 2nd from 9:30-11:30am


​Wentz Wonder Kids Camp 2019


Kids ages 4-5 years old will enjoy a half-day camp with hands-on activities related to the historic Farmstead.
Fee: $60 per child; Pre-registration required.